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Welcome to Christiansburg ...

The town of Christiansburg is located in Montgomery County<1> and is the County Seat for Montgomery County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Christiansburg has a population of 22,557 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Christiansburg.

Christiansburg is 2,010 feet [613 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Christiansburg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Christiansburg: (540)

The ZIP code for Christiansburg: 24073<4>

Websites for Christiansburg ...

Official Website:   www.christiansburg.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.montgomerycc.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Christiansburg had an population of 22,557 people. This is an increase of 7.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.1% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Christiansburg had a population of 21,041 people (which is 22.29% of the total population of Montgomery County). This makes Christiansburg the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Christiansburg represents 0.26% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 27th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 21,041 people, the population of Christiansburg increased 24.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 16,947 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Christiansburg.

Adding Christiansburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Christiansburg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Christiansburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Christiansburg on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Christiansburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Christiansburg - they are located in Indiana and Ohio.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Christiansburg.

Communities near Christiansburg ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Christiansburg.

  • Blacksburg [Montgomery County]
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    • Blacksburg [Montgomery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Christiansburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,074 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blacksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blacksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blacksburg<7>
  • Radford [Radford City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Radford
    • Radford [Radford City] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Christiansburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,255 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Radford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Radford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Radford<7>
  • Dublin [Pulaski County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dublin
    • Dublin [Pulaski County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Christiansburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,578 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dublin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dublin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dublin<7>
  • Pembroke [Giles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pembroke
    • Pembroke [Giles County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Christiansburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,077 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Floyd [Floyd County]
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      • Floyd [Floyd County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Christiansburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Floyd
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Floyd<7>
    • Merrimac [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merrimac
      • Merrimac [Montgomery County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Christiansburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merrimac have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merrimac
    • Riner [Montgomery County]
    • Pilot [Montgomery County]
    • McBryde Village [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McBryde Village
      • McBryde Village [Montgomery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Christiansburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McBryde Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McBryde Village
    • Mill Village [Radford City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Village
      • Mill Village [Radford City] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Christiansburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Village

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Christiansburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Christiansburg.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Christiansburg. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Christiansburg.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Christiansburg. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Christiansburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Christiansburg ...

Looking for more information about Christiansburg? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Christiansburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Christiansburg.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About Montgomery County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Christiansburg: www.christiansburg.org/

The official website for Montgomery County: www.montva.com/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Montgomery, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Christiansburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Christiansburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Christiansburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Christiansburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Christiansburg) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Christiansburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ChristiansburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Christiansburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1299, Longitude: -80.4088    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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